[ale] Upgrade hell
jsheets at yahoo.com
Wed Jan 19 15:34:35 EST 2005
Dude... I'll happily bring you the discs of your
choice. That version is also ancient...
--- Cor van Dijk <cor.angela at mindspring.com> wrote:
> Geoffrey wrote:
> > James Taylor wrote:
> >> I downloaded the DVD from SuSE a couple of days
> ago, and installed it on
> >> an AMD64 machine yesterday. There's way too much
> of what I use missing
> >> from the download DVD.
> >> I went ahead and installed it anyway because I
> loaned my retail DVD out
> >> and haven't gotten it back yet. The CDs don't
> include the 64-bit kernel
> >> as an option...
> > Maybe that's the difference between the two?
> Seems the retail boxed
> > version is about twice the size of the download.
> Thanks to all who responded to my problem.
> 1. The card in the laptop is a generic Trident
> 2. The system only hangs when in an X GUI, this
> points to a software problem
> rather than a chipset probem
> 3. Upgrading is the most obvious solution, though it
> is not guaranteed
> to work;
> it is also the easy way out. Remember what
> the "e" in "ale"
> stands for, we
> tackle problems don't we?
> 4. Talking about paying "through the nose", my
> dialup is half the price
> of a DSL.
> Downloading 7 GB over a dialup connection?
> That difference easily pays for a boxed set once
> a year.
> 5. I am going to try my Suse 8.2 now, in tiny
> lettering on the box it
> says that it
> will work on a laptop, not sure about usb
> support, but will probably
> find out.
> 6. I do appreciate all comments, keep up the good
> Cor van Dijk
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